Ladies, are you wondering how to get skinny legs? It is true wearing skirts, shorts, and skinny jeans will be impossible with pudgy upper legs and ankles. To make it worse it makes a woman’s legs look shorter too! But don’t worry anymore; here I have the solution for you. You just need to follow a few simple rules for a few months and you will be able to get the skinny leg you’ve always wanted.
Note: These techniques are not only for women, men can also benefit from it too. The harsh truth is, women are prone to store more fat on their legs when compared to men. This is why women always complaining about the unpleasant “crankles”, you know the calves that don’t slim down when they reach the ankle. Men usually don’t face this issue unless they are seriously overweight, but for women, it is unfortunate that cankles can easily happen even they are within their healthy weight range! So ladies and gentlemen, here are few guides you can use to get the skinny legs:
There two ways to trim your legs down. First of all, you need to shed those fats that are covering them. Secondly, you need to tone up your leg muscles by building or retain the lean muscle mass.
To shed the body fat you can always use the proven formula which burning off more calories than you take in by doing exercise and creating the calorie deficit from your diet. You also need to strength train to build or retain the muscles to tone up your legs.
Cardio is another important part that you should not miss. It is very crucial in order to slim down your leg. Pick any cardio exercise you like, and be consistent with it. Bicycle ride, swimming, or jogging are few examples of cardio exercises you can do. You also can hit the gym to do your cardio on the treadmill, cross-trainer, or stair-climbing machines. Aim to do 20 to 30 minutes, 3 to 4 day a week with a couple of “break” days to let your body recover.
For strength training, just lift enough weight to strengthen and toned up your legs. Avoid lifting to failure as you don’t want to build big and muscular legs. You can use leg machines at the gym to work on your inner and outer thighs, calves, and hip flexors. If you prefer to workout at home you may try these classic leg exercises like bodyweight squat, lunges, and wall sits. You can perform the bodyweight squat and lunges for 3 sets of 15 to 20 repetitions. For wall sits, you can hold the position for 3 sets of 15 to 20 seconds. Always progress your workout by adding more repetitions or go for the harder version of the exercises.
Foods for Skinny Legs
Nutrition never being less important than the exercise in any weight loss plan. Avoid the food that can cause your body to produce too much insulin, like the food that contains sugar and corn syrup. Too much of insulin production can easily make you hungry, thus you will eat even more. It is a situation you definitely want to avoid.
Whole eggs can help you to lose weight! Yes, you read it right. Scientific studies have found out that whole eggs are not dangerous at all to your cholesterol. In fact, it provides a lot of health benefit. Another great weight loss ingredient you can have is calcium and green tea leaves. It is a powerful fat-buster you shouldn’t miss. You can replace your coffee with green tea and have at least three servings of dairy each day.
Care yourself by eating right and exercising, and your legs will shape up fast! Now it is time to put into practice for what you’ve learned here.
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